Update State Seal of Biliteracy Calculations for 2020-21
SB 820 recently amended EC Section 51451(d) to state, "…For pupils who are on track to graduate in 2021 and were unable to take the assessment identified in paragraph (2) of subdivision (a), the Superintendent may waive the requirement to pass that assessment." As a result, the CAASPP ELA requirement has been waived for the 2020-21 school year. Here is CDE's updated FAQ with details: https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/er/ssbfaq.asp
Please update the State Seal of Biliteracy processing to either exclude the CAASPP requirement for 2020-21, or make the CAASPP requirement optional, with direction to LEAs to mark it optional for this year's processing.
If possible, it would be great if these updates could be completed by January 2021 so that we could use the built-in Aeries process to assess eligibility in preparation for CALPADS EOY reporting.
Hello, this Idea has been completed in the 02/25/2021 update. Here are the Revision Notes:
State Seal of Biliteracy – The page now conforms to specific changes for the 2020-21 school year. For this school year only, the CAASPP ELA options are disabled, and all students will default to Not Applicable for this requirement. See https://support.aeries.com/support/solutions/articles/14000082403-overview-for-state-seal-of-biliteracy
This Idea was completed in the September 24, 2020 update. https://support.aeries.com/support/discussions/topics/14000016751
But with recent changes in wording on the State Seal of Biliteracy FAQ site ( https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el/er/ssbfaq.asp )
we will be making slight modifications to the State Seal of Biliteracy Set Up tab and processing to follow CDE guidelines.